







Fractions of two quantities 
20160122 

Melody pose la question : Kate ate 1/4 of her orange. Ben ate 2/4 of his banana. Did Kate and Ben eat 3/4 of theit fruit? Explain. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Trading fish for bread 
20050225 

Mike pose la question : Byron lives where people trade goods they produce for other things they
need. He has some fish and wants to trade them for bananas. He finds
the following:
5 fish = 2 loaves of bread
6 oranges = 2 melons
1 loaf of bread = 1 banana and 3 oranges
4 loaves of bread = 14 oranges
How many bananas can Byron get with 5 fish? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Banana yogurt 
20001103 

James pose la question : A grocery store has 100 cartons of banana yogurt in stock.Each carton contains 12 cup of banana yogurts.The probability that a cup has fewer than 20 banana chunks in it is 10 %. So,What is the probability that between 15 and 25 (inclusive) cartons out of the 100 cartons have exactly 3 cups with fewer than 20 banana chunks? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Transporting bananas 
20001018 

Krystie pose la question : A farm has 45 bananas, a man has to take a truck and transport 15 bananas to a market that is 15 miles away. Every mile he travels, he must eat a banana. I have to get at least one banana to the market Penny Nom lui répond. 





Camels and bananas 
19991202 

Marie Rich pose la question : Corey Camel's harvest, worth its weight in gold, consists of 3000 bananas. The market place where the stash can be cashed in is 1000 miles away. However, Corey must walk to the market, and can only carry up to 1000 bananas at a time. Furthermore, being a camel, Corey eats one banana during each and every mile she walks (so Corey can never walk anywhere without bananas). How many bananas can Corey get to the market? Claude Tardif lui répond. 

